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    June 10, 2020

    The Difference Between Implied and Historical Volatilities

    In contrast to historical volatility (HV), which looks at actual asset prices in the past, implied volatility (IV) looks ahead. … Implied volatility can be derived from the price of an option. Specifically, implied volatility is the expected future volatility of the stock that is implied by the price of the stock’s options Click the video below to see how we dive into this important aspect […]

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    June 9, 2020

    The Difference Between Implied Volatility and Vega

    Implied Volatility (IV) and Vega are very much related but are by no means the same thing. Implied volatility has no direct correlation to actual past historical or statistical volatility; rather it is a measure of predicted future movement. Implied volatility tends to increase when there is uncertainty or anticipated news, while it tends to […]

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    June 8, 2020

    How We Use Implied Volatility To Calculate the Expected Move

    Remember, we trade in the world of probabilities, not possibilities.  But how do we know what is reasonable or probable?  Implied volatility gives us the answer. Click the video below to find out how Follow me on Twitter @MikeShorrCBOT

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    June 1, 2020

    Why Don’t VIX Options Move In Step With the Underlying Futures?

    Today is a great day to talk about the VIX.  It can be confusing. The VIX index and futures are connected by a statistical relationship that depends on how fast the VIX tends to move toward its average level, the volatility of the index and how much time is left until expiration. Near expiration, the […]

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    May 14, 2020

    How Big Of A Move Can We Expect?

    It’s hard enough to project which direction a stock is going to go.  But then what?  How far is it going to move over a given time period?  Click the video below to find out exactly how we calculate the magnitude of the projected move using implied volatility. Follow me on Twitter: @cboesib

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    April 30, 2020

    The Difference Between Implied and Historical Volatilities

    In contrast to historical volatility (HV), which looks at actual asset prices in the past, implied volatility (IV) looks ahead. … Implied volatility can be derived from the price of an option. Specifically, implied volatility is the expected future volatility of the stock that is implied by the price of the stock’s options Click the video below to see how we dive into this important aspect […]

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    March 25, 2020

    How We Use Implied Volatility To Calculate the Expected Move

    Remember, we trade in the world of probabilities, not possibilities.  But how do we know what is reasonable or probable?  Implied volatility gives us the answer. Click the video below to find out how Follow me on Twitter @MikeShorrCBOT

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    March 23, 2020

    The Difference Between Implied and Historical Volatilities

    In contrast to historical volatility (HV), which looks at actual asset prices in the past, implied volatility (IV) looks ahead. … Implied volatility can be derived from the price of an option. Specifically, implied volatility is the expected future volatility of the stock that is implied by the price of the stock’s options Click the video below to see how we dive into this important aspect […]

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    February 26, 2020

    A Tutorial On the Prosper Trading Options Trading Tool

    We use the PTA Options Trading Tool constantly during the trading day.  What is it and how do we use it. Click the tutorial video below to find out: Grab a free day pass to one of our live signal trading rooms today>> http://bit.ly/nlonedaypass Follow me on Twitter @MikeShorrCbot

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    January 24, 2020

    How We Use Implied Volatility To Calculate the Expected Move

    Remember, we trade in the world of probabilities, not possibilities.  But how do we know what is reasonable or probable?  Implied volatility gives us the answer. Click the video below to find out how Follow me on Twitter @MikeShorrCBOT

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